What It's Really Like to Give Up Alcohol at the Age of 27

It’s practically an adult rite of passage to wake up the morning after the night before and think, Right, that's it, I'm never drinking again, only to relent on that half-hearted promise the next weekend. But for one writer, enough really was enough. No, she didn't have a drinking problem, nor did she feel dependent on alcohol to have a good time, yet still, writer and mental health ambassador Roxie Nafousi decided her life was better off sober. And she's just one of a growing number of young women in the UK turning away from the booze. Here, she writes exclusively for Byrdie UK about her experiences.